Adventurer, best-selling author and TV presenter, Simon Reeve has travelled extensively creating numerous award-winning programmes including; Places That Don’t Exist, tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn, Caribbean with Simon Reeve, Russia with Simon Reeve, Burma with Simon Reeve and Mediterranean with Simon Reeve. Most of his documentaries combine travel and adventure with global environmental wildlife and conservation issues. Along the way he has dodged bullets on frontlines, hunted with the Bushmen of the Kalahari, dived with manta rays, seals and sharks, survived malaria, walked through minefields, tracked lions on foot, been taught to fish by the President of Moldova, adopted by former headhunters, and been detained for spying by the KGB. He is passionate about travel, history, current affairs, wildlife and the environment.
Simon Reeve is an adventurer, New York Times bestselling author and TV presenter who has travelled the globe making multiple award-winning TV series for the BBC. They include Caribbean, Sacred Rivers, Indian Ocean, Tropic of Cancer, Equator, Tropic of Capricorn, Pilgrimage and Australia (Winner of the 2013 British Travel Press Award for Broadcast Travel Programme).
Awards include; a One World Broadcasting Trust Award for "an outstanding contribution to greater world understanding" the prestigious Ness Award from the Royal Geographical Society, and the Special Contribution Award at the Travel Media Awards.
The BBC describes Simon as “British television’s most adventurous traveller” and after a decade spent making numerous programmes, Simon has become a familiar face on British TV, well known for his extraordinary journeys to foreign climbs. Most of Simon’s documentaries combine travel and adventure with global environmental, wildlife, and conservation issues, and have taken him across jungles, deserts, mountains and oceans to some of the most beautiful, dangerous and remote regions of the world. Simon’s dodged bullets on frontlines, hunted with the Bushmen of the Kalahari, dived with manta rays, seals and sharks, survived malaria, walked through minefields, tracked lions on foot, been taught to fish by the President of Moldova, adopted by former head-hunters, and detained for spying by the KGB. In order to have achieved these incredible feats, Simon has conquered his fears and quite literally changed his life.
Available as an after-dinner speaker, awards host or take part in a Q&A, Simon is inspirational, motivational and enthusiastic in his presentations. His expertise covers; overcoming adversity, the unexplored world, new frontiers, the golden age of travel, decision making in extreme circumstances, fulfilling potential and much more.